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Santa Cruz Mesothelioma

Santa Cruz Mesothelioma Lawyers

Santa Cruz mesothelioma lawyers of Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood represent individuals and their families who live in Santa Cruz or were exposed to asbestos within the city. We can help Santa Cruz families whose lives have been tragically and irreversibly affected by mesothelioma and other asbestos related diseases.

 

SANTA CRUZ, CALIFORNIA OVERVIEW

Santa Cruz is county seat of Santa Cruz county as well as the largest city the County. Santa Cruz has a population of over 64,000 as of 2019. The city was named after the Spanish word for ‘Holy Cross’ and its nickname is Surf City. Santa Cruz sits right at the border of California right next to the Pacific Ocean, roughly 30 miles south of San Jose and 75 miles south of San Francisco and sits at the end of Monterey Bay, just on the coast of California.

Santa Cruz Mesothelioma
Santa Cruz, California

Santa Cruz was incorporated on March 31, 1866 and chartered a decade later in April of 1876.

Present day Santa Cruz was a Spanish mission founded by Franciscans of the Catholic Church. Before the Spanish came to the area, the Santa Cruz areas were inhabited by the Awaswas Natives, the Ohlone People and Mexicans. In present day, Santa Cruz is a city of political activism, where famous activists resided and organizations for social justice were birthed.

Santa Cruz is home to the University of California, Santa Cruz, one of the ten University of California schools in the state and one of only two universities in the city. UC Santa Cruz’s liberal and progressive identity have become a reflection of the city. The other school is Five Branches University, a private university that has a Santa Cruz and San Jose location. The top employers in the city of Santa Cruz are the University of California at Santa Cruz, County of Santa Cruz and the City of Santa Cruz.

Santa Cruz is one of cities in California that has been at the forefront of social activism for decades. Santa Cruz influenced other cities to approve marijuana for medicinal application. The city government voiced displeasure towards the USA PATRIOT ACT, issuing a proclamation against it. Santa Cruz has been a Nuclear-free zone since 1998 and five years later, the city council condemned the Iraq War. Feminist organizations in the city in the past have organized protests denouncing the objectification of women in society. During the occupy movements, occupy Santa Cruz was created (separate from the original movement) to protest racial and class injustice in the country.

Santa Cruz’s most recognizable setting is the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. The amusement park was founded in 1907 and is therefore California’s oldest amusement park that is in use. The city is known for its watersports and is world renowned for its surfing. There is even a Museum that represents how much surfing and its history means to the people of Santa Cruz and its surrounding areas, called the Santa Cruz Surfing Museum. The city also home to the Santa Cruz Warriors, who are a lower league affiliate of the Golden State Warriors and are apart the NBA G League.

Santa Cruz is in the 17th Senate District in the California State Legislature and is represented by Bill Monning, a Democrat. And in the 29th Assembly District, Santa Cruz is represented by Democrat Mark Stone. As for the United States House of Representatives, the city is split between the 18th and 20th congressional districts. The 18th is represented by Democrat Anna Eshoo and the 20th is represented by Democrat Jimmy Panetta.

 

Prevalence of Santa Cruz Mesothelioma Lawsuits

The mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood have over 45 years of experience working with mesothelioma lawsuits in Santa Cruz and throughout California. Our mesothelioma lawyers can come to your home to discuss your work history, and to guide you through the mesothelioma lawsuit process. Occupational exposure to asbestos may have taken place many years in the past, and it is often necessary to take a detailed work history to determine exposure.

Many Santa Cruz mesothelioma lawsuits involve exposure to asbestos that occurred locally within the city. Santa Cruz is home to many facilities, shipyards, and construction projects that have used considerable amounts of asbestos products and asbestos-containing equipment. 

Santa Cruz mesothelioma lawsuits have been brought based on asbestos exposure that occurred at many specific worksites around the city and county such as:

  • Santa Cruz County Water District, Throughout Santa Cruz County
  • Stokley-Van Camp, Santa Cruz
  • Wrigley’s Gum Factory, Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz mesothelioma cases can involve industrial and shipyard exposure to asbestos by many different kinds of workers, in all variety of industrial jobs, trades, and occupations, including:

  • Mechanics
  • Pipe Installers
  • Factory Workers
  • Insulators

Santa Cruz mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood have brought successful asbestos exposure lawsuits arising from asbestos exposure at many types of worksites in Santa Cruz, and across California, including:

  • Food-Processing Plants
  • Construction Sites
  • Automotive Repair Sites

The Santa Cruz mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood have also brought successful “take home” mesothelioma lawsuits on behalf of spouses and family members of workers who were exposed to take-home asbestos at their worksites in Santa Cruz and brought the asbestos home on their work clothes. Take-home Asbestos is often overlooked but the Kazan Firm’s experience in dealing with that type of asbestos allows for the potential of better legal results.

Asbestos exposed workers in Santa Cruz  mesothelioma lawsuits have received care and treatment at hospitals and medical centers throughout Santa Cruz, where oncologists and other medical professionals can make referrals to regional experts treating mesothelioma cases.  These Santa Cruz treatment facilities include:

  • Kaiser Permanente, Santa Cruz
  • Sutter Care at Home, Santa Cruz
  • Sutter Health: Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Santa Cruz

 

Experience of Santa Cruz Mesothelioma Lawyers

The offices of the mesothelioma law firm of Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood are located in the Jack London Square area of Oakland, California. The Kazan, McCain, Satterley & Greenwood mesothelioma lawyers are able to file and prosecute cases throughout California.

Santa Cruz mesothelioma lawsuits are handled in the Santa Cruz County civil court system.

The civil courts are located throughout the county. The civil court location in the county is located in Santa Cruz and its address 701 Ocean Street Santa Cruz, CA 95060. Santa Cruz County mesothelioma lawsuits are designated as complex litigation and are handled at  Santa Cruz County Superior Court. Plaintiffs in Santa Cruz mesothelioma lawsuits are often entitled to preference on the court’s trial calendars, allowing their cases to proceed quickly to trial and resolution. 

Over the last four decades, the Santa Cruz mesothelioma law firm of Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood have recovered over $4 billion dollars injury verdicts and settlements in mesothelioma cases arising throughout California, including in Santa Cruz.

 

Contact the Santa Cruz Mesothelioma Lawyers

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, contact us now to speak with one of our partners. The Santa Cruz  mesothelioma lawyers at Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood will bring their decades of expertise and success to your claim for mesothelioma caused by asbestos exposure in Santa Cruz. We can be reached 24/7.  To get a free consultation with one of our mesothelioma attorneys, please call 1-877-995-6372, fill out the form on this page or use our live chat widget.

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